Tags » Pretend Play

9 Ways to Play with Rocks

My kids have thousands of dollars worth of games and toys and arts and crafts and I even am not above allowing some indulgent screen time. 928 more words

The Salties

Play and learn...make a soft toy

What a wonderful surprise! Something crafty and educational for the kids! The Whale Festival was such an amazing experience for Mishka, so many wonderful opportunities to learn about the sea and shoreline. 366 more words

Child Imagination

Emerack Bitter

Last week Martin opened a restaurant.

He woke one morning and said that he was launching a restaurant and that in fact the grand opening would be that very evening, in his bedroom. 766 more words


all in a day's play....

When Ian and I got married we moved from his bachelor pad to a house, a real house, with more than one bedroom, two bathrooms, a lawn. 1,280 more words

Child Imagination

The Doctor is In.

You guys I have had SO MANY check ups this week. And this doctor doesn’t even take my insurance. But she does take popsicles. And so far, I have been declared ‘ok’. 349 more words


Mommy & Me Shopping Cart - Kids Pretend Play By Toys To Discover


I really enjoy toys that promote imagination and play that allows them to pretend. The grocery shopping cart is a replica of a real one making this even more fun for the kids. 107 more words

Keeping your child rooted in natural reality: a link/ study to share

Research was recently conducted by Angeline Lillard and a team of graduate students examining whether children prefer pretend play over actual reality.   Check it out! 18 more words